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Comment: Re:Can he win? (Score 1) 267

by ultranova (#49604627) Attached to: Bernie Sanders, Presidential Candidate and H-1B Skeptic

Our country's finances have always been the fault of the congress and its creature, the Federal Reserve.

No. The fault lies with voters who want both low taxes for themselves and a high developmental level for their country. Infrastructure, whether social or physical, is expensive; if you don't pay it with taxes you'll end up paying in some other way, such as through ever-growing debt and its consequences, whatever those will eventually turn out to be.

Comment: Re: Kill the entire H1B program (Score 1) 622

by dgatwood (#49604111) Attached to: Disney Replaces Longtime IT Staff With H-1B Workers

The H-1B program is different because H-1B workers who leave their jobs are also legally required to leave the country. This makes them captive labor, almost to the same extent that illegal immigrants are. IMO, we should make green cards easier to obtain and kill the H-1B program outright. By ensuring that foreign workers have similar employment mobility to native workers, it would reduce the ability of unscrupulous companies to bring in workers from overseas and pay them wages that are below the regional going rate. (They would still be able to do it, but they wouldn't be able to retain those employees, so they would eventually be forced to pay wages that are competitive within their geographical area.)

Comment: Re:Let's see, stranger things have happened (Score 1) 267

by Grishnakh (#49603343) Attached to: Bernie Sanders, Presidential Candidate and H-1B Skeptic

I'm subscribed to a bunch of Democrat newsletters and politicians' email lists. I know perfectly well what liberals want and what Democrats are pushing. I also don't even have a TV and strictly avoid Faux News.

If you think the Democrat party doesn't have immigration as one of its top issues, then you are clueless.

Comment: Re:Whatever it takes (Score 1) 267

by Grishnakh (#49602597) Attached to: Bernie Sanders, Presidential Candidate and H-1B Skeptic

He's doubly stupid. Not only is he stupid enough to expose his bigotry, he can't even get the correct ethnic group. The majority of H1-Bs are most likely from India. India is not known for deserts (quite the opposite in fact, it has jungles and is famous for tigers). The slur he used is a reference to middle easterners, but those aren't a majority of imported tech workers by a long shot.

Comment: Serves them right! (Score 4, Interesting) 43

by Grishnakh (#49602571) Attached to: CareerBuilder Cyberattack Delivers Malware Straight To Employers

That's what these morons get for demanding resumes in .DOC format instead of PDF. I don't need someone else editing my resume, especially an employer I'm submitting it to. So why do they want it in an editable format rather than a format which is specifically designed to be read-only and to appear exactly the same no matter what device you view or print it on?

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